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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Washington, DC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Washington, DC are 6.01% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Washington, DC are 15.75% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Washington, DC are 25.95% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Washington, DC are 9.08% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Washington, DC are 8.62% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Washington, DC is 7.01% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 15.00 $      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 70.00 $      -6.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.50 $ 8.00 $      +6.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.24 $ 4.36 $      +2.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.98 $ 1.86 $      -6.03 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 1.56 $      -2.03 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.86 $ 3.89 $      +0.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.18 $ 2.83 $      -10.99 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.62 $ 1.73 $      -33.80 %
Eggs (12) 3.33 $ 3.38 $      +1.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.39 $ 6.36 $      +17.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.93 $ 5.24 $      +6.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.15 $ 6.92 $      +12.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.45 $ 2.13 $      -13.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.73 $      -31.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.35 $ 1.32 $      -43.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.17 $ 2.07 $      -4.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 $ 1.02 $      -28.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.37 $ 1.44 $      +4.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.00 $ 2.17 $      +8.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $ 2.29 $      +1.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 16.50 $      +10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $ 3.00 $      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.67 $ 3.33 $      +25.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 9.00 $      -30.77 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.75 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 116.50 $ 200.00 $      +71.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.62 $      +45.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 2.45 $      -5.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00 $      +0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.58 $ 2.50 $      -3.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 20,000.00 $      -13.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,236.18 $ 21,279.38 $      +5.16 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 127.16 $ 131.51 $      +3.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -7.56 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.76 $ 64.52 $      +13.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.08 $ 61.74 $      -17.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 44.12 $ 19.62 $      -55.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,773.33 $ 1,875.00 $      +5.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,666.67 $ 18,000.00 $      -27.03 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.98 $ 46.40 $      -12.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.88 $ 31.79 $      -25.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.23 $ 80.15 $      -5.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.88 $ 127.00 $      +8.66 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,001.28 $ 2,209.89 $      -26.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,911.46 $ 1,666.05 $      -12.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,903.83 $ 3,961.09 $      -32.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,414.00 $ 2,700.00 $      -20.91 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,104.84 $ 576.96 $      -47.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 587.05 $ 276.95 $      -52.82 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,303.77 $ 3,880.31 $      -9.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.85 3.75      -2.70 %
Last update: April, 2017April, 2017
Contributors:527206
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: USD